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How to change CPU fan speed on ThinkPad?

I checked this post on AskUbuntu, but like the OP my BIOS does not have a setting for 'smart fan'. My BIOS though has something similar called 'Thermal Performance' wherein it's already set to maximum ...
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System freezes after i8kutils installation

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and because my notebook is Dell Vostro 3750 I wanted to install i8kutils to have adequate control over fan speeds etc. I installed it using sudo apt-get install ...
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MacBook Air MID 2012 Fan Control on Ubuntu 13.10 and higher

On my MacBook Air MID 2012 I use Ubuntu since 12.04. After installing Ubuntu I had to install the "macfanctld" package (incl. configuration) to get the fan control of my MBA working. If not, the fan ...
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Can't install fancontrol

I am starting to get quite p'ed off as I can't control my fans. I can't download Jupiter. It says can't find and if I try apt-get install fancontrol it says: root@server-17:~# apt-get install ...
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Asus H87-PRO /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

On an Asus H87-PRO: $ sudo pwmconfig # pwmconfig revision 5857 (2010-08-22) (...) /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed here's the output from $ sensors: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 fans working all the time

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 and now my fans are working all the time, they never stop. Before i had Windows 8.1 and then the fans did not work this much at all. The cpu was often quiet. Why do ...
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Fan Noise Clevo P150SM

I have a Clevo P150SM and I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and everything is working great (wirlees AMD drivers, even teh keyboard leds). But I have a problem the computer has the fans alway on and that ...
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Fan speed auto control doesn't seem to work properly anymore (too high)

It's very annoying and I think it happened since last update, the fan of the CPU runs louder, that means probably faster than usual. It's really the CPU and not the NVIDIA fan. I already tried some ...
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MD Radeon HD 7730M (Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition)

I cannot find the drivers for AMD Radeon HD 7730M(Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition) on the AMD website! can someone please send me the link to download any open source drivers if available? Also the ...
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Fan is constantly on when plugged, but goes silent when only on battery

Problem Fan is constantly on when a laptop is plugged and not charging. Not noisy, but definitely audible. However, it occasionally stays silent (spinning slower or not spinning at all) when laptop ...
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overheating dell inspiron n5010

I have a DELL inspiron n5010 laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit OS, the only problem I have is the overheating of my CPU. I think that this is related to the usage of the CPU fan. How can I fix it ?
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Lubuntu Fan control acer aspire ao751h [duplicate]

I'm a complete newbie at this. Decided to make my acer aspire one useful again by installing linux. I installed Lubuntu 13.10 after trying out other distros and it works great. The one problem I can't ...
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13.10 asus K56CB gets very hot and fan is very noisy

Greetings dear Ubuntu users, I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 X64 on my Asus K56CB notebook. And it has not been a good expierence so far. After one minute, my laptop gets very hot and the fan is ...
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How do I control my fan speed?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and the fans are quite loud. I followed the instructions on this forum link and configured lm-sensors then attempted to configure fancontrol. I ran lm-sensors as sudo, it ...
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How do I get fan control working?

I know there something called fancontrol, that enables you to control the speed of your system's ventilation. I'd like to let my fans spin a bit faster as my laptop is heating up very easilly. All ...
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ubuntu 13.10 Thinkpad edge e531 fan doesn't stop once it starts running

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop and it works pretty well. However, I encountered a problem with my fan that I cannot seem to fix. I tried installing and configuring lm-sensors, thinkfan ...
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Laptop fan runs continously after recent update

I have a Dell Studio 1555, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it was working flawlessly until the latest update. The fan is running at unreasonably high speeds while only 5-6% of the CPU is used. I made ...
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How to download the latest i8kutils package and install it properly?

My laptop is Dell Inspiron SE 7520, Ubuntu 13.10. I learned that i8kutils is an awesome tool to control the fan speed automatically (The fan speed issue frustrates me tremendously). I need to be ...
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Is it there a software like Speedfan for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I need to lower the CPU fan's RPM. Thanks in advance.
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Laptop fan too noisy and fast

I'm new to the Ubuntu desktop. The main reason for my question is that I have a Dell Latitud E 6420, and the fan is too fast and noisy or too slow. I have already read about pwm config, but I would ...
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Fan control for i5 in Lenovo T520 not working

I have a Lenovo T520, which is annoyingly loud all the time. My CPU however doesn't do anything and the BIOS is set to "balanced mode". I tried to check, and the fan control is set to automatic, and ...
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Laptop overheating

I have a Toshiba L500-128 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit OS, the only problem I have is the overheating of my CPU, with temperatures from 70 to 90 C. I think that this is related to the usage of the ...
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Intermediate fan speed i8k

On i8kfan you have just two options of fan speed. What i want is to know if there's a way to set a intermediate(or more than one) fan speed because the high value(2) is too noisy and the low value(1) ...
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Fan speed in ubuntu: pwmconfig no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

I followed this guide about how to control fan speed in Ubuntu, but it doesn't work with my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15r). I installed lm-sensors and fancontrol packages. Then I configured lm-sensors by ...
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Having issues with pwmconfig

I have lm-sensors installed, but when I run pwmconfig I get... /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed Now, I tried sudo service module-init-tools restart and I ...
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FanControl not starting

I ran pwmconfig just fine, and the fans are running much quieter (before they were all full speed all the time), however I want to fine tune things a bit. So, I try to run fancontrol but i get this: ...
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Fan turns on full blast after resuming from suspend - Sony Vaio w/ Ubuntu 12.04

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop: Sony E-Series SVE14A37CDH. Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7600M Series Hybrid GPU. I installed the proprietary AMD Catalyst drivers from: ...
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ThinkPad Fan Control error

I was able to install tpfand and tpfan-admin by following the instructions posted here. However, I'm unable to finish all the instructions. After installing ThinkPad Fan Control I referred to the ...
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Service modules-init-tools not found

While setting up lm-sensors and fanconrtol packages on Ubuntu 13.04, I arrived at a stage were I had to restart the service modules-init-tools to apply changes to the /etc/modules file then alas! I ...
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Noisy Fan Ubuntu 12.10, not that noisy on Windows

I am using a Dell Inspiron 7520. I have a AMD Radeon HD 7730m working in switching with an Intel HD 4000. I have the lastest drivers from AMD so my switching is working flawlessly. I have made some ...
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Fan constantly on, Dell Inspiron 15R, Ubuntu 12.04

Problem I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15R. As soon as I boot, the fan starts at full speed and stays constantly on. I've seen similar posts, where installing fan control apps are ...
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How can I keep the cpu temp low?

I have an HP pavilion dv7, I'm using ubuntu 12.04 so the overheating problem with sandybridge cpu is a lot better. However my laptop is still becoming too hot to keep on my legs. The problem is that ...
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Fan on Acer Aspire 5315 not working

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my old laptop (Acer Aspire 5315 ) and observed that fan is not working properly on Ubuntu. How could I solve this problem?
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Fan In Lenovo Z580

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Z580 and the fan is constantly running. I tried to follow the steps outlined here: How to control fan speed? ...but apparently the "fancontrol" doesn't ...
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Corsair Hydro i series cpu cooler fan control

I have been toying with the idea of a Corsair h80i for my dual boot system (win7/U12.10) and mostly use it in ubuntu. I have done some research on the interweb regarding fan control in linux and ...
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Fan running uncontrolled on Dell Vostro 3560 under Ubuntu 12.10

EDIT: It is 4 months since I asked this question, more than 1000 views, but the bug is still unassigned on launchpad. I suggest that everybody affected logs in and subscribes himself as being ...
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Loud fan: Tried many ways, but can't handle it

hope you can help me, quite frustrating... I used Windows 7 and had no problems with my fans at all. Using Linux in the university I decided to use it at home, too. When you boot your Computer, your ...
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Cooling fan goes crazy at every warm boot. Any setting possibilities?

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux. I just installed 13.04 on HP/Compaq 6910p laptop. Erased Windows7. When I do a cold boot the fan runs normally but when the screen has been down and opened again, it run ...
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radeon.dpm=1 invalid on 13.04 w/4850

I'm trying 13.04 using the open source Radeon drives (I think that's the same as Gallium but correct me if I'm confused). This is on an 4850 card, so would need legacy proprietary drivers, which ...
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Fans acting up after installation on Acer Aspire V3-571G

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and it seems my fan is working harder and kind of revs up every thirty second or so. It came with windows 8 pre-installed and when I ran windows it didn't get nearly as ...
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MSI S6000 laptop fans Issue

Since installing Ubuntu 13.04 (I have been using it for a few months now) my fans have been kicking on to 100% when doing menial tasks, i.e. writing an essay with one Chromium tab open. When Windows ...
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Make fan speed change permanent with aticonfig

I have a Radeon HD 7950 on Ubuntu 12.10, kernel 3.5. I have the fglrx-updates installed. The problem is that my gpu fan, upon startup, ramps up to 100% and stays that way. It's the same way on my ...
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Macbook pro fan controll isssues [12.04]

I am using a macbook pro mid 2012, otherwise known as a Macbook pro 9,1. I installed ubuntu on a partition and the fans don't seem to work, which is a problem as the macbook is a toaster for it's ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on asus n76vb fan speed not working

I instaled lm-sensors followed everyting 1@ubuntu:~$ sudo sensors-detect perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = ...
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Why is my fan constatnly blowing in Ubuntu?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 (64-bits) alongside Windows 7 on different partition on my second desktop. It's working nice. I have updated everything. However, I have problems with my fan. It's ...
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Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?

I've configured /etc/fancontrol to my liking # Configuration file generated by pwmconfig, changes will be lost INTERVAL=10 DEVPATH=hwmon0=devices/platform/it87.552 DEVNAME=hwmon0=it8718 ...
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Thinkpad T430u fan stuck at 0 RPM

this is a duplicate of this post, if you have time please have a look there as well. I've been noticing lag spikes in my games after I've been playing for a while away from my cooling pad. After I ...
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toshiba tecra m3-s636 fan control

I cant seem to figure out how to control my fanspeed. The laptop is getting too hot and shutting down after i upgraded to new 12.04 ubuntu. The fan does not sound like it is running as fast as ...
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After I install lm-sensors, I can not find /etc/sensors.conf

I have run sudo sensors-detect, and only find two modules #----cut here---- # Chip drivers coretemp lm75 #----cut here---- And run sensors, gives $ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device ...